What are you thankful for? There are basic things of course--a roof over our heads and
food on the table. Then there are the less tangible, although equally important things,
such as good health and feeling safe in our communities. This month, let's be especially
thankful for local businesses and organizations that contribute to our well-being.
Speaking of food on the table,
BBQ Country has been inviting guests to enjoy dining in
or taking out their mouthwatering barbecue specialties for years. If you need a helping
hand this Thanksgiving, consider one of their package deals--either a whole turkey or
ham (about 15 pounds) that has been fully smoked and just needs to be reheated, as
well as stuffi ng and gravy.
In addition, owner Dennis Hoffman points out that they are often called upon to cater
events during the holidays, so keep that in mind--or just stop by for a freshly prepared
meal--if you'd like to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family! To learn
Last month marked the two-year anniversary of
Warrenton Eye Associates, led by
Dr. Heidi Calladine, who has been an optometrist since 2006. Thanks to outstanding
customer service, all patients from infants all the way to senior citizens feel at home
here. Dr. Calladine particularly loves working with the little ones since she has two
young children herself!
The offi ce fi ts people for all types of contact lenses, and Dr. Calladine gets a lot of
referrals for multifocal contacts, which take skill and patience to ensure each person
gets exactly what meets his or her specifi c needs. But if you prefer to wear glasses,
relax--the incredible selection of frames is sure to impress children and adults alike. To
learn more, call
With November comes Veterans Day, when we're reminded to be thankful for our
freedom. This November 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Stop what you're doing at 11:11 a.m., when the Warrenton Courthouse bells will peal for
a full minute as part of the national commemoration.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9835 in Warrenton is over 200 members
strong and exists to help fellow veterans and support the local community. This is
done through a variety of funding efforts, including their biannual "Buddy Poppy
Drives." Senior vice commander Jennifer Bowman notes that they meet at the
Warrenton Visitor Center on the second Thursday of the month. To learn more, visit
Online at www.discoverypubs.com
PERMIT NO. 724
~ Nancy Griffi n-Bonnaire
WARRENTON EYE ASSOCIATES
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9835
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